Asteroid (1618) Dawn

Orbital characteristics

Epoch 22-Mar-2018 (2458200.5 JD)
Apoapsis2.9474 AU
4.4093×108 km
Periapsis2.7919 AU
4.1767×108 km
Semi-major axis2.8697 AU
4.293×108 km
Inclination3.2245 °
Longitude of asc. node102.93 °
Argument of periapsis182.54 °
Orbital period1775.61 days
4.861 years
Avg. orbital speed17.58 km/s

Physical characteristics

Mean diameter17.495 km
Rotation period (sidereal)43.219 hours



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Surface Textures

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Last Modified: 25 Jul 2018